Compare, distinguish and explain what is the difference between upright and inverted pyramid.

Difference between upright and inverted pyramid

1. The pyramid of energy is always upright. The pyramid of biomass and the pyramid of numbers can be inverted.

2. In the upright, the number and biomass of organisms in the producer level of an ecosystem is the highest, which keeps on decreasing at each trophic in a food chain. In an inverted pyramid, the number and biomass of organisms in the producer level of an ecosystem is the lowest, which keeps on increasing at each trophic level.

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